RSPCA CUP CAKE DAY FUNDRAISER!

Friday was the Official RSPCA Cupcake Day! We had so many wonderful students who contributed their time and skills by baking and buying delicious treats to sell. Our goal was to raise a total of $300.00..

 We exceeded our target and made a total of $317.10!!

Thank you so much to you all for support!

A great big THANK YOU to Naoki, Monica, Nayumi and Maho who managed to raise an incredible $100.85!! You have won our competition!! ❤ ❤ ❤

Not only did these guys bake delicious treats to sell, Naoki also spent his afternoons playing his guitar and busking on the street. He donated all of that money he raised to the charity! Congratulations guys, I hope you enjoy your Nimbin Tour and Kayak with Dolphins Tour!!! You deserve it!

Gina and Juliette also made an incredible contribution of $59.25 selling their amazing home made Granola and cookies!! Thank you girls and well done 😀

Thank you to Jin Hwa who also contributedwith her beautifully made treats.. Not only were they delicious, they were also beautifully packaged!

All of the money we raised directly helps animals suffering from abuse and neglect. Every year the RSPCA provide food, bedding, medical attention and a second chance at life to over 135,000 stray, surrendered and seized animals!!

I am so proud of everyone who got involved!

Thank you!!

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Learn English in Byron Bay. Lexis English students study General English, IELTS, FCE, CAE and English plus Surfing and Yoga in a friendly and professional school right in the heart of Byron Bay and only 15 minutes from the beach.

Baking Extravaganza for RSPCA Cupcake Day! August 15th

Thursday afternoon we got together in the student kitchen to do some baking in preparation for the official RSPCA Cupcake Day! It has been a delicious week so far! Many students have been participating by baking all sorts of incredible home made treats to sell. All donations will go directly to supporting animals in need!

 

Thursday afternoon we made Chocolate Chip Cookies (with extra chocolate chips) and Classic Cupcakes with chocolate sauce and butter icing!!!

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We followed this nice and easy recipe:

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Once we had rolled the cookie mixture into balls and placed on the tray we added even more choc chips to the top before putting them in the oven to bake! 😀

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Whilst the cookies were in the oven we got started on making the cupcakes!

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We didn’t have a muffin tray to use, so they did come out of the oven a little bit square.. but they still tasted delicious so we didn’t mind. They took around 20 minutes to bake, which gave us plenty of time to prepare the butter icing and chocolate sauce for decorating. We also had sprinkles, coconut and left over chocolate chips to use!

Don’t they look cute? ❤ You can try them in today’s bake sale at break and lunch time along with many other yummy treats! Help us reach our goal of $300 by donating generously!!

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Learn English in Byron Bay. Lexis English students study General English, IELTS, FCE, CAE and English plus Surfing and Yoga in a friendly and professional school right in the heart of Byron Bay and only 15 minutes from the beach.

 

RSPCA Cupcake Day!

As you all may know by now, this week is RSPCA Cupcake Day!!

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We have all ready had some delicious treats donated from the teachers that you can come and enjoy at reception for a gold coin donation!

Now we are encouraging all of you all to begin baking, selling and raising money for such a great cause!

Come and sign up at reception in groups of 2-4 people and get your own money collection jar to get started!

Throughout the week we ask you all to bake and sell as much as possible and the group who raises the most money will win the amazing prize of:

  • 2x Nimbin Tours + 2x Kayaking with Dolphin Tours!!
  • More runner up prizes!

from our great friends at Happy Travels and Byron Bay Tour Co.

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Also this Thursday, for our activity, we will be baking in the student kitchen in preparation for Friday’s Cup Cake Day! I will have a range of recipes and ingredients to get creative, all to add to the bake sale on Friday.

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We ask that everyone brings something along on Friday for the official Cup Cake Day in Room 8 at 2pm! It doesn’t matter if it is home made baked goods or store bought doughnuts, lamingtons, or traditional cupcakes.

Every cent raised will go towards improving the life of animals in need in RSPCA Shelters across Australia so make sure you donate generously.

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Learn English in Byron Bay. Lexis English students study General English, IELTS, FCE, CAE and English plus Surfing and Yoga in a friendly and professional school right in the heart of Byron Bay and only 15 minutes from the beach

RSPCA Fundraising Week! 27 – 31 August

Throughout last week Lexis staff and students hosted bake sales to raise money for the RSPCA.

Tuesday through to Thursday our General English classes competed to raise the most money, with Pre-Intermediate winning themselves a picnic for raising $53 with their chocolate brownies!

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In second place we had Paul’s Upper Intermediate class raising $51 with their carrot cakes,

and Mel’s Intermediate class raising $47 with their chocolate chip cookies.

Last up on Friday we had the Lexis staff baking and selling to raise more money for this great cause (we unfortunately weren’t allowed to compete for the beach picnic)!

Campus manager Lisa made delicious vegan chocolate and raspberries brownies which she warmed up and served with vanilla ice cream

Teacher Kristy made cardamon and orange cupcakes with an orange and cream cheese icing

Homestay co-ordinator Koko made red velvet cupcakes with orange icing, Teacher Julia brought in a carrot and walnut cake,

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and I (Claire, activities and student support) made chocolate cupcakes topped with strawberry icing and a chocolate covered strawberry!

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We raised a further $82, so this combined with the $151 raised by our classes brings us to a total of $233!!!

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It was a brilliant week of sweet treats and everyone did a great job getting involved to help the animals! ❤

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The RSPCA  is a charity that works to prevent cruelty to animals by actively promoting their care and protection. To find out more about how our money will help them, or to donate more, check out their website: https://www.rspca.org.au/

 

Learn English in Byron Bay. Lexis English students study General English, IELTS, FCE, CAE and English plus Surfing and Yoga in a friendly and professional school right in the heart of Byron Bay and only 15 minutes from the beach

RSPCA Cupcake Day 1 – Pre-Intermediate

Today we had the first of our bake sales to raise money for the RSPCA Cupcake Day: https://www.rspcacupcakeday.com.au/

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The RSPCA is a charity that works to prevent cruelty to animals by actively promoting their care and protection. Throughout August they are encouraging people to have a Cupcake Day to raise money to help the animals that come into their care.

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Rather than just the one day, we are having four!! Each of our General English classes will have their own day to raise the most money, with Friday being the turn of Lexis staff!

The class that raises the most money will be treated to a beach picnic as part of their lesson on Friday!

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First up we had Michelle’s Pre-Intermediate class, who made delicious brownies and decorated them with pink ribbon and cute dog stickers!

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Well done Pre-Int, you raised $51 so far!! Remember you can still donate until Friday! 🙂

 

Learn English in Byron Bay. Lexis English students study General English, IELTS, FCE, CAE and English plus Surfing and Yoga in a friendly and professional school right in the heart of Byron Bay and only 15 minutes from the beach.